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CNN
Dec 19, 2012 7:00pm PST
tracked down to a woman in the bronx. her name is noelle alba, also collecting donations for hurricane sandy victims. that, of course, raised our suspicions, so investigative producer david fitzpatrick got a camera, we went to the house this afternoon where the donations are supposedly being directed to. at first there was no answer and then a half hour later a surprise exchange with noelle alba when she answered the door. >> oh hi, are you miss alba. you set up donations on behalf of one of the victims on the newtown tragedy. >> no. >> no? >> you have your name and address on the e-mail. can i come in with my camera crew? >> no. >> she allowed us into record her voice already. she is in a crafting community and makes victorian picture frames. and blames in a e-mail on enemies within the crafting community. we're giving you this detail so you can decide what kind of e-mail was sent out here. despite evidence to the contrary she said she has nothing to do with it. this has your e-mail on it. this is about noah pozner's funeral. >> i never sent that. >> take a look at it, it has your e-m
CNN
Dec 27, 2012 5:00pm PST
was noelle alba, and went to her house. here is what happened next. >> oh, hi, are you ms. alba? you set up, you say, donations on behalf of one of the victims of the newtown tragedy. >> no. >> no? your name and your address on the e-mail? can i come in with a camera crew? no? >> alba eventually agreed to let her voice be recorded and denied she had anything to do with the e-mail asking for donations. here's more of what she told producer david fitzpatrick. >> this has your e-mail on it right there. this is about noah pozner's funeral. >> i never sent that. >> take a look at it, ma'am. it's got your e-mail all over it. look at the second page. gives your paypal account and a bank routing number you say you set up. >> that's not my paypal account. i mean, i have a paypal account like that. >> is that your e-mail? >> which one? >> says right there. >> yeah, that's one of my gmails. >> it's your gomail act? >> yeah, but i never set up funds. >> you should know the pozner family is very upset. >> but i never did anything to hurt them. >> who sent this? >> i never sent this e-mail out. i don't h
CNN
Dec 27, 2012 7:00pm PST
, noelle alba on her website called victorian glamour fairies, identified herself as an aunt of one of the children who attended school there. vgf also claimed at that time to have provided pictures to law enforcement officers to help identify victims. vgf did not identify the identity of her nephew. randy, that was at 1:30 in the afternoon. we didn't know the names at that moment. >> all of that, it seems is a lie at that point. >> according to the fbi, every word of it was a lie. it didn't stop. that's what's amazing. the fbi claims alba was basically building in sympathy on this web site. the very next day started asking for money. this is from december 15th. some of these spellings are texts and they're wrong. we're trying to take them straight from the complaint here. we have set up a funeral fund for my brother and families. anyone willing to make a donation can make one. then she goes on to give a paypal account number and a direct deposit number from chase bank. then she says, we ask you to continue to not just pray for us but for families who lost their kids. >> i read the
CNN
Dec 28, 2012 1:00am PST
in connecticut. today, noelle alba was arrested, charged with lying to federal agents who were investigating her for fraudulent fund-raising activity. here you see her leaving court in hartford, connecticut. she appeared before a u.s. magistrate. she was released on $50,000 bond. if she's convicted, alba could face up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine. the fbi's criminal complaint refers to the reporting we did last week, saying quote, on or about december 19th, 2012, cnn's anderson cooper 360 program broadcast a story regarding charity scams and the sandy hook tragedy. alba was a subject of the program and allowed the cnn crew to record her audio voice in response to questions about her involvement with charities to help sandy hook victims. alba claimed that the paypal account listed in the request for donations was not hers, only that she had an account like that. alba claimed she never set up any funds for anybody. the journalist reported that alba claimed she immediately refunded all of the donations she received. she claimed other members in the scrapbooking community within which
CNN
Dec 19, 2012 5:00pm PST
charitable avenue to donate, so don't. >> this is so sickening so i think it is important to name her. noelle alba? >> that is her name. and she said her enemies are within the crafting community. >> that is the most ridiculous thing i have ever heard. that she has enemies in the crafting community and they have set up a paypal account about hurricane sandy and this beautiful little boy. >> it is very troubling. this e-mail is a hoax. don't do it. but be aware. it is sad to say, there are 20 kids out there. 20 names of kids people will take advantage of this but they will. >> well, you know, we should get from as many of the families as want the information out, legitimate memorial funds and sites and we will start doing that tomorrow. noah's uncle is with me right now. you have set up a site correct? >> that is correct. they set up the domain name noahpozner.com. we challenged that with go daddy. >> someone after the tragedy bought the domain name? >> we had a lot of friends online and it was caught right away. woe ch we challenged it and we have the website now. i don't know what the person
CNN
Dec 20, 2012 1:00am PST
's important to name this person again. noelle alba? >> that is her name. and her story is her enemies within the crafting community -- >> that's the most ridiculous things i've ever heard. a, that she has enemies in the crafting community and they have set up a paypal account about hurricane sandy and this beautiful little boy. it's just ridiculous. >> yeah it is very troubling. but, as i said now, we've exposed this woman, this e-mail is obviously a hoax. don't do it. but be aware. it's sad to say, anderson, there's 20 kids out there, 20 names of kids, people will take advantage of this in any way they can. they will. >> well, you know, we should get from as many of the families as want the information out, legitimate memorial funds and sites and put them on our website. we'll start to do that starting tomorrow. noah's uncle -- noah pozner's uncle is with me right now. you have set up a site, correct? >> that's correct. somebody had set up the domain name, noahpozner.com in his name right after the tragedy. we challenged that with godaddy. >> so someone after the tragedy bought the domain n
CNN
Dec 28, 2012 9:00am PST
. the justice department says that noelle alba used her facebook account to trick people into giving her money she said would go to a funeral fund. well, some people did donate to the paypal account that she actually set up. watch what happened when a cnn producer actually went to her home. >> this says, this has your e-mail on it right there. this is about noah pozner's funeral. >> i never sent that. >> take a look at it, ma'am. it's got your e-mail all over it. and take a look at the second page. it gives your paypal account. and a bank routing that you say you set up. >> that's not my paypal account. i mean, i have a paypal account like that. >> but is that your e-mail? >> which one? >> it says right there. >> yeah, that's one of my gmails. >> it is your gmail account? >> yeah, my personal account. but i never set up any funds for anyone. >> you should know that the pozner family tells us that they're very upset by all this. >> but i never did anything to hurt them. >> who sent this e-mail out, ma'am? >> i never sent this e-mail out. >> uh-huh. >> i don't have a reason to send any e-mail ou
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